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a number of agreements on trade and energy. the russians very much need chinese assistance in the far east. what we might expect out of this could be a pipeline from russia into china. the russians need to diversify their energy. they are too dependent on the europeans. the chinese are the world's top energy consumer today need russian gas. they will be potentially looking to sign deals on the subject of arms. big exporter of arms to the chinese. that fits in with their geopolitical alignments. the russians really have -- really need money from the chinese to help develop their far east, which is a very underdeveloped part of russia. they will be looking for china's investment, not just materials, but investment in manufacturing and infrastructure. president putin has said he needs china's wind in russia's economic sale. >> the un is launching an investigation into what it calls suspected human rights violations in north korea. diplomats want to look into allegations of torture, food deprivation, and forced labor by the government. the north korean ambassador to the un has denounced that r
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on their lives. commercial cooking energy like natural gas and electricity command more potential. simple, but effective measures would help address the problem. >> ventilation holes, chimneys, and clean stoves, fixed on an elevated surface. enough space for them to keep stock off would -- a stock of wood which would not get wet. >> most women would welcome any improvement. the country would reduce its disease burden.
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closer to new cures, harness new energy and have helped transform us in the high-tech homes of our global economy. we stand together because we share a commitment to helping our fellow human beings around the world. when the earth shakes and floods come, our doctors and rest was reached out to help. when people are suffering, from africa to asia, we partnered to fight disease and overcome hunger. piecend together because must come to the holy land. for even as we are clear-eyed about the difficulties we never lose sight of the vision of israel at peace with its neighbors. so, as i began this is it let me say as clearly as we can, the united states of america stands with the state of israel because it is in our fundamental national security interests, it makes us both stronger, it makes us both a more prosperous, and it makes the world a better place. that is why -- [applause] the united states it was the very first nation to recognize the state of israel 65 years ago. that is why the star of david and the stars and stripes flying together today. that is why i am confident in declaring tha
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for renewable energy. still to come here on the newshour -- >> we'll tell you why this colony of penguins in argentina could be under threat. and we'll see a sweet strike. stay with us. ♪ ♪ >> welcome back. now it's breeding season for the penguins of argentina. each year they migrate to the same part of southern argentina at the same time to have their chicks. as we get a report, from the island, their future is now under threat. >> it is one of the largest penguin colonies in the world. around one million of them gather every year between september and april in the southern province. here they mate and build their nests and care for their chicks. but those working in the area are concerned that the penguins do not have enough food. we are seeing fewer and fewer penguin chicks. we believe it is hunger, when there is a chick, one parent goes to fish and the other one stays. they genuinely come back in one week. but this year we noticed they go and takes them weeks to come back and if they don't, the other parent goes and the chick dies. >> those who do make it back feed their chicks b